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Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

Today, 17th December, in 1843, Charles Dickens’ festive classic, A Christmas Carol, was published for the first time. The first print was for 6,000 copies and they sold out by Christmas. Dickens had already had success with the Pickwick Papers, … Continue reading

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My Inspiration Joseph Mallard William Turner

  They say that Art is in the eye of the beholder and that it’s of personal taste like perfume or music. Personally I find modern art hard to compute it leaves me cold. But there are two artists that … Continue reading

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Mental Heath & History: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

  Following on from my last post I thought I would write about another amazing character from history who also suffered from mental health problems. We all know someone who is a workaholic, a bit of a control freak and … Continue reading

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